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Buchanan: Bill to establish health care pilot program unanimously passes Senate

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Buchanan: Bill to establish health care pilot program unanimously passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2024) – A bill authored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would establish a pilot program in Montgomery, Delaware and White counties to require health plans to provide reimbursement for emergency medical services performed under a mobile integrated health care program passed the Senate unanimously today.

Mobile integrated health care is a patient-centered model that focuses on delivering needs-based care and preventative services in a patient's home or mobile environment.

Senate Bill 142 would create a pilot program in the three counties, which would last through June 30, 2027. This would help guide the General Assembly in deciding whether this program should be expanded across the state.

"This bill was brought to me by constituents from Crawfordsville," Buchanan said. "The bill is aimed at lowering health care costs for Hoosiers. I am pleased the Senate passed this legislation and look forward to continue my work on it through the legislative process."

SB 142 now moves to the Indiana House of Representatives for further consideration.

Committee hearings can be viewed online by visiting Legislative calendars, agendas, vote tallies and proposed legislation can also be found on this site.


State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) represents Senate District 7,
which includes Clinton County and portions of Boone, Hendricks, and Montgomery counties.
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